Stock Market
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Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/18/2013 - 3:20pm.

videoThe stock market is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep its economic stimulus in place.

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Dow average drops NC-based Bank of America, adds Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:08am.

The Dow Jones industrial average is swapping Bank of America for Goldman Sachs and also replacing Hewlett-Packard and Alcoa in a six-company shake up of the most widely known barometer of the US stock market.

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Nasdaq resumes stock trading after 3-hour outage
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 2:36pm.

videoTrading on the Nasdaq stock exchange is resuming after a three-hour halt caused by a technical glitch. Other exchanges were operating normally Thursday, and stocks rose slightly.

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Stocks surge in early trading after hiring climbs
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/03/2013 - 9:38am.

A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time ever.

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This Day in NC History: Stock market crashed
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 9:56am.

On October 29, 1929, the stock market crashed earning the day the epithet “Black Tuesday.” It was the beginning of the Great Depression. However, hard times hit North Carolina’s farmers before the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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Dow closes above 13,000 for first time since 2008
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:20pm.

The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, four months before the financial crisis.

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US stocks rise after big fall
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 11:22am.

Bargain hunters are pushing stocks up in midday trading, and the Dow briefly was above 11,000.

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Dow average plunges 513, worst drop since 2008
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 3:23pm.

The stock market is finishing its worst day since the financial crisis.

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